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1624942 - "Field in table is specified twice" error in DDIC_ACTIVATION or ACT_UPG

Symptom

During the implementation of a Support Package queue, using either transaction SPAM or the SUM tool (Software Update Manager), an error "field is specified twice" in phase DDIC_ACTIVATION (ACT_UPG or ACT_TRANS) and it is not possible to continue with the procedure. Check the examples:

  • In the activation logs, something similar to the following example should appear:

Field A3_ZIP in table J1G_XML_BADI_HEADER is specified twice. Field KURRZONE in table J_1GNAHTM is specified twice.
Field KURRREGI in table J_1GNFTXT is specified twice. Field TABO in table J1G_XML_BADI_ITEM is specified twice. Table J1G_XML_BADI_HEADER could not be activated
Table J1G_XML_BADI_ITEM could not be activated
Table J_1GNAHTM could not be activated

  • When running SPAM/SAINT, an error similar to the following:

    SAINT DDIC_ACTIVATION error screen

    By checking the package logs, information like the following can be found:

    DDIC_ACTIVATION log detailing the problem
     
  • In more complex scenarios:

DDIC_ACTIVATION log detailing the problem


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Environment

  • SAP NetWeaver ABAP Release Independent.
  • Upgrade Tools for ABAP.

Product

SAP NetWeaver all versions

Keywords

dictionary, activation, error, field, object, SPAM, SAINT, SUM, specified, twice, duplicated, DT, 963, ACT_UPG, ACT_TRANS, HCMT_BSP_PA_FR_R0713, HCMT_BSP_PA_FR_R0016, 3EEDT963 Field, in table, is specified twice, 1EEDT963 Field, El campo aparece dos veces en la tabla verifíquelo, The field appears twice in the table check it, Tabla, verify it , KBA , BC-DWB-DIC-AC , Activation Prog., Conversion Prog., DB-Utility, MC, SPDD , BC-UPG-TLS-TLA , Upgrade tools for ABAP , BC-UPG-OCS-SPA , Support package tools for ABAP , Problem

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